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Week 11 Overall Top 100 Steamer Ranking

Summer is here, and this is a good time to check who is heating up for the rest of the season. Use this Steamer based ranking to stay competitive throughout the summer.

Talents do not disappear easily.
Talents do not disappear easily.
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Please read the bullet points before you check out the ranking.

  • This is the ranking solely based on Steamer's remainder of the season projection.
  • Projected values are set to match Yahoo! standard auction draft price.
  • The ranking uses Yahoo!'s position eligibility, and LF, CF, and RF are grouped separately.
  • Position scarcity is factored in.
  • The ranking is computer generated, and it include ZERO percent of my person opinion.
  • This is not an absolute ranking by any means. Use this is as a comparison tool.
  • The comments are probably more valuable than rankings itself.
  • This is a bi-weekly series (starting this week), and check out the Week 9 Ranking here.
  • All stats and projections are up to date as of 6/11/2016
  • Enjoy!

Rank

Rank Change

Player

Position

Projected Value

Value Change

Comment

1

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Mike Trout

CF

$ 56

I have no right to comment about the Great Trout.

2

=

Clayton Kershaw

SP

$ 55

Ridiculous 20.33 K/BB and leads the league in IP, ERA, FIP, WHIP, and pretty much every other pitching categories.

3

=

Jose Altuve

2B

$ 52

-$ 1

Took 29 games to add one more to reach double digit in HR, but the tiny infielder's power is legit.

4

=

Manny Machado

3B,SS

$ 48

-$ 4

Still no SB and 4-game suspension is coming soon.

5

=

Bryce Harper

CF,RF

$ 46

+$ 1

10-game homerless streak, which is only worth mentioning when we are discussing about the Phenom.

6

1

Paul Goldschmidt

1B

$ 45

BA is creeping up and now posting healthy .279.

7

-1

Buster Posey

C,1B

$ 43

-$ 2

Thumb nerve? The talented catcher struggled whole year and his numbers got even worse lately as he hit .200 .263 .343 in his last 9 games.

8

=

Starling Marte

LF,CF

$ 42

-$ 1

5 HR is little disappointing, but his owners can't complain about 19 SB and .329.

9

1

Miguel Cabrera

1B

$ 40

After amazing May, he hasn't homered yet this month.

10

-1

Anthony Rizzo

1B

$ 40

-$ 1

The Paisan only hit 3 HR during entire May, which is the same number of HR he has so far in June.

11

2

Xander Bogaerts

SS

$ 39

+$ 1

Ortiz applaud his teammate by appointing him as the best SS in the game, and he is not joking. Bogaerts's 3.7 WAR is the best among the hitters.

12

2

Max Scherzer

SP

$ 39

+$ 1

He didn't allow any HR in his last outing against the White Sox, which is only the second time he has done so this season.

13

-2

Kris Bryant

3B,LF,RF

$ 39

The model of consistency with multi position eligibility.

14

3

Mookie Betts

CF,RF

$ 38

+$ 2

There is nothing better in Fantasy than a versatile leadoff hitter in the most run scoring lineup.

15

1

Nolan Arenado

3B

$ 38

+$ 1

NL Leader of R, HR, and RBI also cleared the wall 8 times in away games.

16

-1

Ryan Braun

LF,RF

$ 36

-$ 1

His BA went from .352 to .316 in just 8 games, but it's nothing more than a BABIP correction. He homered twice in that span.

17

-5

Carlos Correa

SS

$ 36

-$ 3

He hasn't homered or stole any base in June, and his BA is still sitting at mere .256. The reigning RoY's sophomore season has been inconsistent so far.

18

8

Jose Fernandez

SP

$ 32

+$ 3

He randomly gave up a HR to Michael Bourn, which turned his Perfect Game bid to 4 ER outing, but this kid's nasty slider is generating 13.17 K/9 and comfortably leading the ML with a good margin (Strasburg 11.51 K/9)

19

-1

Charlie Blackmon

LF,CF

$ 32

-$ 2

He is producing his normal slash line, and he is trusted at the top of the lineup more than ever, but only 4 SB on the season is little concern for the Fantasy purpose.

20

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Robinson Cano

2B

$ 32

-$ 1

The 33-year old is ranked inside top 5 in R, HR, and RBI, and he is consistently hitting for power (3 HR in June).

21

-2

Andrew McCutchen

CF

$ 31

-$ 2

The Captain is still hitting many line drives, but he is hitting too many infield flies and his legs aren't creating many infield hits any more. 1 SB / 3 CS is signaling the end of Cutch's golden era.

22

-1

Francisco Lindor

SS

$ 30

-$ 3

Added 2 HR in June, and his 6 HR, 10 SB, .298 line is too juicy for a SS.

23

10

Jonathan Lucroy

C,1B

$ 29

+$ 3

His sudden outburst in power at age 30 makes him the most valuable catcher so far this season.

24

-1

Chris Sale

SP

$ 29

-$ 2

He got hammered in two straight games and now his ERA looks little more realistic at 2.87. Regardless of how the media spin around the southpaw's diminished velocity this year, his career low K/9 cannot be positive for Fantasy.

25

=

Madison Bumgarner

SP

$ 29

Still waiting for a bad outing to happen. He hasn't given up more than 2 ER since Apr 15th (4 ER @LAD).

26

5

Christian Yelich

LF,CF

$ 29

+$ 2

Continues to maintain his pretty 3/4/5 slash, but he hasn't homered or stole base in his last 22 games.

27

-5

Noah Syndergaard

SP

$ 29

-$ 3

He only needed 76.2 IP to achieve 3.1 WAR, 2nd highest in the league after Kershaw. The young flamethrower needed 150 IP to reach the same mark last year, and the Thor's breakout is just the beginning at age 23.

28

12

David Ortiz

1B

$ 29

+$ 4

Papi's farewell tour went pretty good so far. 55 RBI is the most in the league, and he is recording career high in ISO. He is a monster, but expect his .346 BA to be adjusted, and upcoming maintenance days could eat into his value a little (really just a little).

29

5

Carlos Gonzalez

RF

$ 29

+$ 2

CarGo mostly had a slow May, but he chugged away 9 HR in his last 15 games.

30

13

Daniel Murphy

1B,2B,3B

$ 29

+$ 4

Since entering June, he lost 20 points in BA (.374, obviously still leading ML by a comfortable margin), but he added 2 HR, and he now only need 3 more to reach his career high, 14 of last year.

31

-3

Stephen Strasburg

SP

$ 28

Still hasn't lost a game, and 11.5 K/9 is his career high. The 27-year-old former Phenom is performing at a very high level, but he will always be an injury risk.

32

-8

Giancarlo Stanton

RF

$ 28

-$ 3

No one is happy with his .195 BA, and he hasn't registered any HR in June. It looks like nothing more than a simple BABIP issue, but that doesn't mean it's a brutal one.

33

-6

Josh Donaldson

3B

$ 27

-$ 1

JD is still a terrific hitter, but the reigning MVP is about to face a small regression from his otherworldly 2015 campaign.

34

-5

Jake Arrieta

SP

$ 27

-$ 1

Lately he has been showing some signs of human-ness, and his control isn't as good as his first two seasons with the Cubs, but it hardly takes away anything from the 30-year-old righty (except that he won't be able to steal another CY Young from Kershaw).

35

20

Wil Myers

1B,CF

$ 27

+$ 5

The former RoY is a keeper.

36

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Corey Kluber

SP

$ 26

His ERA (3.65) is still almost a run higher than his FIP (2.89) even after his two fabulous outings in June, but his owners probably know better by now that his high ERA low FIP arrangement won't likely change anytime soon.

37

-2

Andrew Miller

RP

$ 26

-$ 1

Read: Aroldis Chapman. Best lefty closer in the game.

38

4

J.D. Martinez

RF

$ 25

+$ 1

He only slugged one HR in June, but he recorded 14 hits to bring his BA up to .269. 12 HR for the late boomer is little disappointing, but his power hasn't changed, so the bombs will come.

39

-7

David Price

SP

$ 25

-$ 2

The 217 million guy finally brought his ERA down to mid 4. He should be an elite SP going forward, but his diminished velocity and hitting friendly environment should keep is ERA relatively high.

40

5

Jon Lester

SP

$ 25

+$ 2

Since the 5 ER in game at SFG, he has only allowed 2 ER in 23.1 IP. He is doing exactly the same thing he has done over in his career, but just in front of the best defense / run producing lineup.

41

-11

Ian Kinsler

2B

$ 25

-$ 3

His power/speed finally cooled down in June (1 HR, 1 SB in 10 games), but he still hit high flying .325. Trust the old soldier.

42

4

Rougned Odor

2B

$ 25

+$ 2

His suspension is over, and he came right back to his breakout campaign as he hit 3 HR and .303 in 8 games since the reactivation. If you saw his punch, you are already well aware of his power/accuracy tool.

43

-5

Jose Abreu

1B

$ 25

He raised his BA from .242 to .260 in June, but his ever-depreciating power is the real problem.

44

3

George Springer

CF,RF

$ 24

+$ 1

It's still questionable why the Astros continue to use Springer at the leadoff instead of Altuve, but he is getting the most PA in the league, which should tremendously help his R.

45

6

Justin Upton

LF,CF

$ 24

+$ 2

He is showing some signs of life at the plate, but not even close to make his owners relieved. He is a bust no matter what, and now it's the problem of how big of a bust he is.

46

-2

Eric Hosmer

1B

$ 24

He hit 12 HR so far, and the 26-year-old has a great shot to beat his career high (19, during his rookie season)

47

-10

Salvador Perez

C

$ 23

-$ 2

His 8 HR, .276 may not look special, but the free swinging slugger has been the third best catcher so far this season (Lucroy and Ramos).

48

-7

Todd Frazier

3B

$ 22

-$ 3

Already 3 HR in June, but it came with .188 BA. Nothing new here.

49

4

Gregory Polanco

LF,RF

$ 22

His June is little slow with only 1 HR, 1 SB, and .229, but his OBP is still amazing .357 in that span. He hits more doubles than anybody (leads NL) and gets on base very frequently, which makes him a perfect fit for the current chain-moving Pirates lineup.

50

22

Joey Votto

1B

$ 22

+$ 4

His .294 .455 .588 June slash is what we are used to seeing from the patient slugger, and his power hasn't disappeared yet at age 32. Bounce back expected.

51

1

Hanley Ramirez

1B,LF

$ 22

No HR or SB in his last 27 games. He is worthwhile only because he is hitting in the middle of the most run scoring lineup. We won't see old HanRam this season.

52

27

Matt Carpenter

2B,3B

$ 22

+$ 4

His .271 ISO is even better than his last year, when his power broke out with 28 bombs. His on-base skill is already well known, and the Red Birds leadoff hitter is too valuable at both infield spot.

53

1

Zack Greinke

SP

$ 21

He didn't allow any run in his last two starts, and his ERA is now came down to 3.84, but it doesn't change the fact that the old Dodger-Greinke numbers are out of reach.

54

-6

Yoenis Cespedes

LF,CF

$ 21

-$ 1

The Cuban slugger is experiencing a mini slump as he hit only 1 HR in his last 16 games.

55

7

Adam Jones

CF

$ 21

+$ 1

He is still having a rough year, but he added 4 HR in June already (he still only hit .229).

56

17

Ian Desmond

SS,LF,CF

$ 21

+$ 3

Preparing for a big check this offseason. Read More.

57

-18

Kenley Jansen

RP

$ 21

-$ 4

No one is perfect, but supposedly the best closer in the league already recorded three BS this season.

58

-2

Adrian Beltre

3B

$ 21

28 years of consistency makes him a boring topic to comment.

59

-9

Johnny Cueto

SP

$ 21

-$ 2

He leads the league with 0.3 HR/9 and 3 CG. The Giants uniform looks natural on him.

60

6

J.T. Realmuto

C

$ 21

+$ 2

He finally snapped out his 36-game homerless streak. His power numbers are disappointing, but his high BA and SB-upside makes him an intriguing asset.

61

-12

Trevor Story

SS

$ 20

-$ 2

Now we have a pretty good idea about what to expect from the NL K leader. He looks pretty comfortable at .265 .317 .551 line.

62

13

Mark Trumbo

1B,LF,RF

$ 20

+$ 3

He leads the ML with 20 HR, and the Orioles are probably regretting about signing him for only one year deal.

63

-6

Lorenzo Cain

CF

$ 20

-$ 1

His HR/BA doesn't look too far off from his last year's numbers, but his diminished SB attempts are the real killer for his Fantasy value.

64

-5

Jason Heyward

CF,RF

$ 20

-$ 1

He is much better in June with 3 HR in 10 games, but he still has a lot to catch up for his owners of both real and fake worlds.

65

15

Anthony Rendon

2B,3B

$ 20

+$ 2

He added 2 HR in June, and he at least surpassed his last year's disastrous 5 HR season total.

66

10

Victor Martinez

1B

$ 19

+$ 2

He can barely jog on the base path, but he is the most dangerous hitter at the plate. Erase his 2015 campaign from the book and trust the 37-year-old switch hitter.

67

-6

Chris Davis

1B,RF

$ 19

-$ 1

He only hit 3 HR in May, but he is now on 4 game HR streak. Looks like June will be the hot month the Crush.

68

19

Dustin Pedroia

2B

$ 19

+$ 3

Anyone in the Red Sox lineup is probably worth owning this year.

69

-2

Ben Revere

LF,CF,RF

$ 19

He hasn't don't much this year, but he is at least producing .323 .382 .355 in June. He only recorded 2 SB so far this year, but he has to start running at some point, since he acknowledges that he has zero value as a baseball player without his legs.

70

30

Matt Holliday

1B,LF

$ 18

+$ 4

Looks like we are about to witness another same old boring season of Matt Holliday.

71

NEW

Carlos Carrasco

SP

$ 18

+$ 6

He hasn't done much since his return, but at least he is back and healthy.

72

-12

Dellin Betances

RP

$ 18

-$ 2

The dominant reliever struggled lately, but in his four consecutive outings where he gave up 6 ER in 4.2, he still struck out 9.

73

5

Melky Cabrera

LF

$ 18

+$ 1

Nothing fancy here, but he will end up produce Fantasy relevant numbers in the middle of the White Sox order.

74

-16

Craig Kimbrel

RP

$ 18

-$ 2

The journeyman closer gets the job done well, but the Red Sox's offense simply scores too much when they win.

75

11

Edwin Encarnacion

1B

$ 18

+$ 2

5 HR in 10 games in June, and the powerful slugger hasn't missed a game this season, but his .243 BA is going nowhere.

76

-12

Jose Bautista

RF

$ 18

-$ 1

2016 hasn't been kind for the 35-year-old punching bag, but he still gets on base (.369 OPB, 47 BB leads the AL).

77

5

Nelson Cruz

RF

$ 17

+$ 1

He added 5 HR in June, and now his ISO and SLG is back to the same level as his last two 40-HR seasons.

78

-15

Jason Kipnis

2B

$ 17

-$ 2

He has been okay so far this year despite his high K, but he struggled since his last HR as he went 13 games hitting .234. He is still a decent 2B, but he failed to maintain his high BABIP from last year.

79

NEW

Corey Seager

SS

$ 17

+$ 3

The younger Seager had two multi-HR games in June, and now he is hitting 14 HR on the year. There is no reason to doubt Seager family's power, and he is a strong NL RoY candidate this year.

80

NEW

Francisco Cervelli

C

$ 17

+$ 5

The framing master isn't swinging a power bat as he slugged zero HR this year, but his high OBP (.373) makes him pretty good R/RBI source for a catcher.

81

2

Josh Harrison

2B,3B,LF,RF

$ 17

We can't expect him to hit for power, but he stole 11 bases already and he can easily maintain his BA above .280.

82

-11

Freddie Freeman

1B

$ 17

-$ 2

His BA is back down to .242, but this is the guy with high floor and low ceiling and he is still 26 years old. He can easily bounce back to his normal boring slash line.

83

8

DJ LeMahieu

2B

$ 17

+$ 2

No upside here, but the Rockies infielders are always valuable.

84

NEW

Brandon Belt

1B,LF

$ 17

+$ 3

AT&T Park will continue to eat his HR, but his numerous line drives will continue to create offense.

85

-8

Kyle Seager

3B

$ 16

-$ 2

The older Seager is hitting .279 .352 .506, and all three numbers would be his career high if the season ends today.

86

-12

Jean Segura

2B,SS

$ 16

-$ 2

His HR has stopped at 5 for last 28 games, and he only hit .237 in that span. This is a much expected regression, and he is still hitting .292 on the year.

87

10

Matt Harvey

SP

$ 16

+$ 1

Three straight quality starts were good enough to win our hearts back.

88

-23

Ben Zobrist

2B,LF

$ 16

-$ 3

The resurgence of the super utility hitter has cooled off in June, as he hit .160 and 1 HR in 8 games, but his triple slash of the season is still amazing .322 .430 .497.

89

3

Albert Pujols

1B

$ 16

+$ 1

His .236 BA isn't going anywhere, but 12 HR and 41 RBI will still play in many leagues.

90

-20

Zach Britton

RP

$ 15

-$ 3

Since the beginning of May, the lefty hasn't given up any run, and he leads AL with 19 SV.

91

5

Chris Archer

SP

$ 15

+$ 1

At least he is still getting his Ks done.

92

6

Jacob deGrom

SP

$ 15

+$ 1

He is slowly recovering his K-rate, but he is not the same pitcher from the last year with his diminished velocity. He still can produce close to his 2014 numbers, which are still more than respectable.

93

-4

Gerardo Parra

LF,CF,RF

$ 15

Unfortunately the Rockies have to travel for the half of the games, and the 29-year-old doesn't carry too much value for those away games.

94

NEW

Evan Longoria

3B

$ 15

+$ 3

June Longo looks like his vintage self. He has hit 6 HR .343 in 9 games, and his current .534 SLG would be his career high.

95

NEW

Dallas Keuchel

SP

$ 15

+$ 2

The reigning AL CY Young still owns 5.44 ERA, and while he might have been little unlucky with BABIP, he is tough to be viewed as an ace anymore.

96

-3

Jacoby Ellsbury

CF

$ 15

His 5 triples are tied for the most in ML, but triples rarely count in Fantasy. He still can steal and hit for okay BA, but he needs to utilize the Yankees Stadium little more.

97

NEW

Justin Verlander

SP

$ 15

+$ 3

His 9.42 K/9 is surprisingly his best since 2009. He is somehow getting it done with his 92.5 mph fastball, but his owners should not be surprised see some damages by the long balls.

98

NEW

Billy Hamilton

CF

$ 15

+$ 3

His OBP is currently over .308, which is ridiculously high for Billy's standard. He is finally rolling more grounders this season, which would be the key for his success for the rest of his career.

99

-9

Yadier Molina

C

$ 15

-$ 1

Yadi has struggled in June, but too many catchers has struggled whole season. He obviously holds zero upside, but the All-Star catcher is a mixed-league asset.

100

NEW

Evan Gattis

C,LF

$ 14

+$ 13

He has finally regained his catcher-eligibility, and he has potential dominate the power categories as the cleanup hitter of the Astros.

Fallouts: Matt Kemp, Hector Rondon, Byung-ho Park, Gerrit Cole, Adrian Gonzalez, Miguel Sano, Brian Dozier, Yasiel Puig, Prince Fielder

On the Bubble: Brandon Phillips, Adam Duvall, Jose Quintana, Jung Ho Kang, Danny Valencia, Jay Bruce, Matt Shoemaker, Jackie Bradley Jr.